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Single-Family Offices and Private Equity

Nov 2015

We provide findings from our survey of 162 single-family offices about their investments in private equity over the past two years, including allocations, preferred ways of accessing the asset class, performance results and future plans for their private equity programs.

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INFOGRAPHIC - Single-Family Offices and Private Equity

Nov 2015

This infographic summarizes findings from our comprehensive report on single-family offices’ use of private equity, including current allocations, performance and future plans.

What's in a Track Record

Track record and past investment history can provide a window into a manager's decision-making process, which can help you determine if their strategy and investment history is the right fit for your portfolio. Neuberger Berman's Managing Director...

IRR and Quartile "Distortions"

What is the best way to measure performance of the private equity asset class? An age old debate, IRR - internal rate of return - has been the traditional way to track and benchmark private equity returns relative to other investments. But IRR...

Benchmarking Basics: Peer Groups

Benchmarking is a tricky but important exercise in private equity investing. Which peer group should a fund manager be benchmarked against? This discussion delves into how LPs and GPs should approach the benchmarking question. Learn how to think...

Operating Platforms Compared

Making the right investment decision is critical to generating solid returns. However, that's only half the battle. Making the right post-investment decisions operating a company also significantly impacts returns. Learn how senior executives in...

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5 Key Questions to Ask Before Making a Private Equity Investment

Private equity can be a valuable addition to a well diversified portfolio, but may not be appropriate for all investors; learn which five questions you should ask before making a private equity investment.

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You Can Get Access to the Best Alternative Assets

Feb 2015 by Dan Vene

Andy Rachleff wrote an excellent post on the Wealthfront blog Feb 5th titled “You Can’t Get Access to the Best Alternative Assets.” It is a very interesting post and highlights many truths about investing in alternative assets. So why are we now writing a blog post with the exact opposite title? How can we agree with Andy’s general statements yet disagree with his overall conclusion?

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Manager Selection Tips

Picking the right manager is critical to generating strong returns within a private equity portfolio. It's well-known that there is significant dispersion in performance between the best and worst performing private equity managers. Thus, manager...

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The Importance of Patient Investing

Feb 2014 by Dan Vene

For decades we have heard investing legends Warren Buffet and John Bogle speak of the importance of "patient investing"... But what does patient investing really mean in practice for the average investor? Today we look at some

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